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Editions Atlas is a part of the DeAgustini Group.

They have issued parts works series of 1:43 scale Volvos and Dinky models.

Introduced in 2003, their En Vorture Tintin part works series of (7o) 1:43 scale Tintin themed vehicles, is now complete. The castings are based on images from the comic book series called The Adventures of Tintin (Kuifje in Flemish) or (Tim & Struppi in German) created by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi (1929-1983), under the pen name Hergé. The was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. Most models also included figures of the characters shown in the scene with the vehicle. In Belgium and France the Tintin name has also been used for a long-running series of periodic comic books which contain many different comics by various artists.

The L'Affaire Tournesol Autobus (The Calculus Affair) is a Saurer bus and small trailer model made in 1:43 scale. It is based on the 18th of 23 book in the En Vorture Tintin series.

In 2018, Tintin became the first non-US character inducted into the Pop Culture Hall of Fame.



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